Water Cooperation with UNICEF

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Minister of Water Resources Eng. Bassam Hanna has assured the significance of coordination and cooperation between the UN organizations and UNICEF, particularly in the recent situation.

During his meeting with the Resident Representative of the UNICEF in Syria Yousef Wild Abduljalil, Eng. Hanna pointed out that the unfair sanctions imposed on Syria still have negative effect on the lives of the Syrian people. The Ministry, he noted, is concerned in offering services especially pure drinking water to citizens all over the Syrian governorates.

For his part, Abduljalil highlighted the important role being played by the Ministry of Water and called for a strong relation between the UNICEF and the Ministry to offer necessary aid to the children of Syria. He also reviewed the activities and the services offered by the UNICEF to Syrian children to return to their schools.

 The two sides agreed that the Ministry of Water Resources will present a detailed report regarding the Ministry’s needs and its urgent priorities to be ensured on time. 


Sh. Kh.